The names Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar now, during the main sporting events at the hearing, even those with no interest in football. But how many know where world-renowned players. Talk about hometowns most famous players and on what they see.
7. Keylor Navas
Perez-Celedon, Costa Rica
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Keylor Navas was born in a small town in Costa Rica. When he was four years old, the parents of the Keilor went to work in the United States and left him with his grandmother. However, before this father first took him to the match, instilled son a love of football in five years, the boy became involved in a football school.
Near his native city of Navas is the international Park La Amistad. This natural reserve covers the territory of two countries — Costa Rica and Panama. It is also possible to go river rafting, Hiking and bird watching. In addition, La Amistad there are around nine thousand species of plants and about 500 species of trees, and scientists are still discovering new ones.
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6. Paul Pogba
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Parents Paul Pogba moved to France from Guinea two years before his birth. In six years of Field along with two older brothers gave to the Academy of football where he stood out among the others and beat the opponents older than themselves. In the same year he joined the children’s team, and seven years later moved to the capital club.
Hometown of footballer — a small commune in the suburbs of Paris, where from the capital there is a direct train. The town itself is little to surprise in terms of attractions, but less than 10 kilometers away is Disneyland Paris.
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5. Manuel Neuer
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Manuel Neuer was born in the German city of Gelsenkirchen. From the window of his house was visible from the stadium “Parkstadion”, which trained the players of the local club “Schalke 04” — it later turned out, and Neuer.
In Gelsenkirchen is to look at old castles Berg and the East, to go to the Ruhr music theater, and stroll around one of the many city parks. And Neuer has opened in the hometown of the Fund for sick children — part of their fees the player gives to charity.
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4. Luis Suarez
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Salto, the second largest city of Uruguay, while in population it is less capital 15 times. In the vicinity of the town is the thermal Spa of Fuente Salto is built on natural hot springs. There are also a Spa complex and water Park. In the city you can visit the area of the Jose Artigas Park and Solaris, and, of course, to see the statue of Luis Suarez. By the way, Flip — the birthplace of three famous players: Edinson Cavani, Pedro Rocha and Jose Andrade (world champion of 1930).
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Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil
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The footballer was born in the small town of Mogi das Cruzes in the state of são Paulo. Neymar from early childhood loved football, and his first coach was father, also a professional footballer. In Mogi das Cruzes is a thriving industry and the agricultural sector: the city is home to several large factories and a large number of fruits and flowers, especially orchids. In addition, Mogi das Cruzes is famous for its parks and reserves — among them, Leon Feffer and Neblinas. And here you can see the stadium “Francisco Ribeiro Nogueira,” where in the club “Uniao” played the father of Neymar.
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2. Lionel Messi
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Messi was born in a large family in the third largest city of Argentina. In football, it was thanks to my grandmother: she led a five-year Leo in Amateur club “of Grandoli”. In 2017 Messi played in Rosario your wedding, among the guests of which were many famous players.
In the hometown of Messi should look at the national flag memorial, Plaza San Martin and the Palace of the lions and visit to the Historical Museum and take a walk in the Park of Independence. In addition, Rosario — also the birthplace of Che Guevara, so, many travel companies offer routes to places that are associated with it.
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1. Cristiano Ronaldo
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The most famous footballer in the world was born in Funchal on Madeira island in Portugal. Funchal is known for its large sea port and beaches, popular with tourists. Among the main attractions is the wine Museum, the monastery of St. Clare, the fortress of San Tiago and the Botanical garden, which includes about 3,000 plants from different countries. And in 2016, Cristiano Ronaldo has opened in Funchal, Pestana CR7 p it everywhere to grow grass, on the football field and hang in the foyer of various football trophies. Nearby is the CR7 Museum, dedicated to the awards Ronaldo, which offers 150 awards, lots of photos, fan mail and a wax figure of soccer player.
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